Cinema: Media AAix-Match

"Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number!" The marriage of convenience between movies and television can a'so unleash such misbegotten progeny as a sex farce with two heads. Here, one head belongs to Bob Hope, the other to Phyllis Diller, and Wrong Number demonstrates what a pair of fine stand-up comedians have to do to stretch out an idea that might comfortab'y fill four minutes of prime time. The body hustled hither and yon to take up the slack belongs to Elke Sommer, cast as a European sex queen who suffers an attack of artistic integrity midway through her umpteenth Hollywood...

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